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Cities and Towns

State of South Carolina

South Carolina, abbreviated "SC", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Columbia. There were 4,727,273 people in South Carolina as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on May 23, 1788.

Please explore the cities and towns of South Carolina, below.

Top South Carolina College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Columbia 19 42,937
2 Greenville 11 22,463
3 Spartanburg 10 15,909
4 Charleston 8 38,547
5 North Charleston 5 1,166
6 Rock Hill 5 11,451
7 Myrtle Beach 4 470
8 Sumter 4 5,645
9 Florence 4 10,734
10 Orangeburg 3 8,257
11 Greenwood 3 8,539
12 Denmark 2 2,146
13 Anderson 2 3,223
14 Aiken 2 3,481
15 West Columbia 2 11,468
16 Conway 2 17,311
17 Olanta 1 30
18 Camden 1 30
19 Mullins 1 39
20 Walterboro 1 44

Largest South Carolina Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbeville 5,207
Aiken 29,980
Allendale 3,328
Anderson 26,798
Andrews 2,839
Arcadia Lakes 876
Atlantic Beach 267
Awendaw 1,408
Aynor 748
Bamberg 3,542
Barnwell 4,717
Batesburg-Leesville 5,242
Beaufort 12,702
Belton 4,211
Bennettsville 8,928
Bethune 308
Bishopville 3,372
Blacksburg 1,823
Blackville 2,324
Blenheim 144

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People

Total Population 4,727,273
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,031,997
Age of the Population 38.3

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,789
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,256
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,698

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,506
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $784
Median House Value $137,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 9.6%

Notable Places

Charles Pinckney (Historic Site)
1214 Middle Street
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 29482
843-881-5516

Congaree (Park)
Congaree National Park
Hopkins, South Carolina 29061-9118
803-776-4396

Cowpens (Battlefield)
Mailing address
Chesnee, South Carolina 29323
864-461-2828

Fort Moultrie (Monument/Memorial)
1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina 29482
843-883-3123

Fort Sumter (Monument/Memorial)
1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina 29482
843-883-3123

Kings Mountain (Battlefield)
2625 Park Rd.
Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702
864-936-7921

Ninety Six (Historic Site)
Post Office Box 496
Ninety Six, South Carolina 29666
864-543-4068

Overmountain Victory (Trail)
2635 Park Road
Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702
864-936-3477

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